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The MAKE IT podcast is our homage to the Indie Film Creative. Each week we interview experienced Creatives who aim to help aspiring professionals in Film get where they're going faster by providing their advice, knowledge, and insights in the film industry.

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Jul 6, 2021

Hello, Indie Creatives! 

In this episode, we have a conversation with the Executive Producer, Producer, Filmmaker, Author, and son of the late Dick Gregory, Dr. Christian Gregory. This was a marathon conversation that we are incredibly proud of and jammed-packed with knowledge gems.

We talk about his new documentary now on Showtime, 'The One and Only Dick Gregory,' the concept of finding the 'cracks in the fiber' and duality, Civil Rights Activism, growing up with nine other siblings and a celebrity father, the brilliant film work of Andre Gaines, Kevin Hart and Lena Waithe, intellectual property, finding a mentor, NFT's, Crypto, Tesla, the movies Greenbook, Judas and the Black Messiah, One Night In Miami, and so much more. Enjoy! 

People mentioned and referenced:

Larry Flynt, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, The Jackson Family, Hugh Hefner, Jack Paar, Medgar Evers, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Stevie Wonder, Cicely Tyson, Mark Thomas, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Bill Cosby, Barack Obama, Tavis Smiley, Lena Waithe, Kevin Hart, Kyle Townsend, Dave Chappelle, Eddie Murphy, Jeff Price, The Farrelly Brothers, Sister Betty Shabazz, Coretta Scott King, Dr. Dorothy Height, and Rosa Parks.

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Links:

The One and Only Dick Gregory (documentary) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4829936/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Books - https://www.amazon.com/Dick-Gregory/e/B001HO3FJ6?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1625932247&sr=1-1

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/therealdickgregory/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/therealdickgregory/

Wellness in Nature - https://wellnessinnature.com/

Website - https://www.dickgregory.com/

 

Dr. Christian Gregory:

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/drchristiangregory/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/watch/ChristianCGregory/

IMDb - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9252487/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cr11

 

Christian Gregory (musician) - https://www.youtube.com/c/ChristianGregoryCGregoryMusic/about

Paul Mooney (writer) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0600763/

Andre Gaines (producer) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6420825/?ref_=tt_cl_wr_1

Lena Waithe (producer) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2913119/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Django Unchained (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1853728/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

The Hot Chick (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0302640/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Rob Schneider (actor) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001705/?ref_=tt_ov_st

Black Panther (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Forest Whitaker (actor) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001845/?ref_=tt_cl_t_11

Empire (tv series) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3228904/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_8

Helen Mirren (actress) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000545/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Who Owns Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar selfie? (article) - https://www.poynter.org/reporting-editing/2014/who-owns-ellen-degeneres-oscar-selfie/

Tribeca Film Festival (film) - https://www.tribecafilm.com/festival

Gone With the Wind (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031381/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Greenbook (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6966692/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

One Night in Miami… (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10612922/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Regina King (actress) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005093/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

Judas and the Black Messiah (film) - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9784798/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

LaKeith Stanfield (actor) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3147751/?ref_=tt_ov_st

Charles D. King (producer) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2229798/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Larry David (producer) - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0202970/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0